How do you respond when people verbally attack you? When people speak about you behind your back or verbally attack you to your face? We can learn from David how he trusted in the LORD for his strength & deliverance.
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"Church Membership, part 2 — The Vision for Discipleship"
In this study, Pastor Geoff explains the vision of CFBC — to be a "disciple-making church." He examines the power of the Word of God and the need that we have to read the Scriptures one to another. He gives some practical ways we can do this & encourage each other day by day.
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"Understand the Sin of Self-Serving Anger—How to Kill It!"
Psalm 4 is David's hymn affirming his trust in the Lord even while his enemies pursue him and slander his character. But David has a robust confidence in the Lord that allows him to lie down and sleep with the certain confidence that the Lord will sustain him.
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"The Greatest Mass-Revival the Earth Has Ever Seen!"
In this marvelous text, Pastor Geoff preaches expositionally through the chapter showing what true repentance looks like. Those who repent and believe in Christ are spared from God's coming judgment. This is the only hope that we have!
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"The Benefits of Church Membership in a Church Plant"
Pastor Geoff preaches verse by verse through Psalm 3 and shows how David trusted in the Lord even when he was being viciously attacked by enemies — especially verbal attacks. He trusted in the Lord and gazed on God's character.
Pastor Geoff preaches on Jonah 2 and explains how Jonah prayed from inside the fish. His interaction with God, his pouring out of his soul to God is instructive for us as we can learn from this prayer.
Geoff open-air preaches at the Central West End Metrolink station in St. Louis, MO. He preaches during the afternoon rush-hour period as the people run to their trains from work. Listen as he exposits Judges 2 & proclaims the glory of the gospel & salvation found only in Christ.
Pastor Geoff open-air preaches at the Central West End Metrolink station as the crowds walk by. He preaches 1 Samuel 2:25 and proclaims the sinfulness of man, the anger of God, the plight of man, & the glory of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Listen to this open-air sermon.
"How You Should Live in Light of the Son of God's Kingship"
In this psalm, Pastor Geoff shows a number of important elements: (1) the nations of the earth may rebel against God; (2) But God is completely unshaken by their rebellion; (3) and God has established a Sovereign King upon Zion, His Holy hill — Jesus Christ; and (4) God demands that all must bow, be wise, be warned, and serve, and kiss him in order to be spared from judgment.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches Jonah 1 and speaks about the marvelous character of God that is revealed in the book of Jonah. Even with a disobedient prophet, some pagan sailors, and a violent windstorm, God marvelously shows how supreme and sovereign He really is.
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"Only Two Paths. Only Two Destinies. Only Two Options. Which Are You On?"
Pastor Geoff preaches Psalm 1 & shows how there are only two paths of life: the path of the godly & the path of the ungodly. He describes them both from the Psalm & then asks: "Which path are you on?"
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"The Righteousness of God Meted Out on Earthdwellers!"
In preparing for two baptisms, Pastor Geoff works through these final verses in the "Sermon on the Mount" as the Lord calls those who listen to His sermon to enter through the narrow gate, to examine their "fruit", and to "listen to and act upon" what He has commanded.
Those who believe and surrender to Christ's Lordship must be baptized.
"Pray Without Ceasing! — The Great Privilege of Believers!"
Pastor Geoff preaches on 1 Thess 5:14 and shows the utter sufficiency of God's Word to help every Spirit-indwelt believer to counsel one another. Indeed, every Christian is competent to counsel.
Listen to this sermon and apply the principles so you can be equipped to minister the truth of God's Word to other believers so as to produce Godly change and replace the bad, sinful patterns with good, righteous habits!
"Take Care How You Listen To and Apply Every Sermon!"
Geoff clarifies the mission of CFBC and then expresses the vision of the Church and how it is to be a disciple-making church. Then he provides some goals and some practical ways to achieve the vision of the Church.
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"How Should You Relate to Your Shepherds in the Local Church?"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff begins the final major section of 1 Thess -- responsibilities in church life. In 5:12-13, Paul tells the Thessalonian church how they must relate to, respect, and honor their leadership/shepherds.
Listen to this sermon & apply the specific applications so that you can obediently honor & respect your leadership!
"God Saves People During the Tribulation: Are You Washed?"
Listen to this sermon as Geoff teaches on 2 groups that God will save during the Tribulation: (1) 144,000 Jewish people [12,000 from each tribe] and (2) people from every nation, tribe, people, and language. God always has a witness!